from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun Any of various fishes lacking jaws and true teeth and having a circular sucking mouth, including the hagfishes and the lampreys.
from The Century Dictionary.
- Same as
- noun A fish of the order Cyclostomi; a marsipobranch; a monorhine; a lamprey or hag.
- noun A gastropod of the family Cyclostomidæ.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- adjective (Zoöl.) Pertaining to the Cyclostomi.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
- noun Any of various
primitive jawless fishof the class Cyclostomata, such as the lampreyor hagfish.
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- noun primitive aquatic vertebrate
from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
[From New Latin Cyclostomī and Cyclostomata, class names : cyclo– + Greek stoma, stomat-, mouth.]
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French cyclostome, from Ancient Greek κύκλος (kyklos, "circle") + στόμα (stoma, "mouth").
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